The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 151 197 216
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +19
Contract jobs citing E-business 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.055% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.068% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £335 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -21.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £456
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
E-business
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2957 4410 4960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.70% 80.65% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3433 3638
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +14.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.55 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-business across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

E-business Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business.

1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) SAP
3 5 (41.67%) Cognos
3 5 (41.67%) ERP
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) Maximo
3 5 (41.67%) SAP ERP
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Concur
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) General Ledger
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (8.33%) Reinsurance
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Maximo
1 5 (41.67%) SAP ERP
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) ERP Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) E-Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Lead
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (8.33%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Analytics
1 5 (41.67%) ERP
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Cognos
2 5 (41.67%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) Concur